The seeding rate for soybeans varies considerably from producer to producer. The range is from 100,000 to 300,000 seeds per acre. A major seed company recently recommended planting 200,000 to 230,000 seeds per acre. Research at Iowa State University has shown that a lower seeding rate will give top yields.
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Whigham, Keith, "What is the best soybean seeding rate" (1998). Integrated Crop Management News. 2304.
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